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Cheap Flights to Alberta
|Popular in||December||High demand for flights, 5% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||November||Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop|
|Average price||£532||Average for round-trip flights in March 2020|
|Round-trip from||£350||From London to Calgary|
Cheapest prices for Alberta flights by month
When is the best time to fly to Alberta?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LON - YYC
£434 - £859
-1 - 25 °C
11 - 113 mm
When is the best time to book flights to Alberta?
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Alberta, you should look to book at least 25 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Alberta?
At the moment, Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Alberta. Saturday is likely to be the most costly.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
To get the best value, try booking a flight in the afternoon when visiting Alberta. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the morning as these tend to have higher demand.
How long is the flight to Alberta?
Flights from the UK to Alberta, Canada range from about 9h-13h. If you’re flying out of London, you can enjoy a flight at the shorter end of the spectrum, especially if you’re flying into Calgary. If you’re departing from Edinburgh and flying to Edmonton, on the other hand, your flight is likely to be nearer the 13-hour mark. In addition to departure and arrival city, your flight time will also be affected by the number of stopovers and the length of each, if any, layover.
Where can you get direct flights to Alberta from?
You can get a direct flight to Calgary, Alberta from London Heathrow Airport (LHW). Direct flights are serviced by British Airways, Air Canada, WestJet, and Air Transat. If you’re flying out of other major airports in the UK other than London Heathrow, such as Manchester Airport (MAN) or Glasgow International Airport (GLA), you can book flights that have only one or two stopovers along the way. If it’s just a flight with one layover, you can assume that the layover airport will be London Heathrow.
How do you get from Alberta airport(s) to the city centre?
When you fly to Alberta, Canada from the UK, you’ll typically alight at either Calgary International Airport (YYC) or Edmonton International Airport (EIA), the province of Alberta’s two largest cities. When travelling from Calgary airport to Calgary city centre, you can take a taxi for about £25-28. A more affordable option is to take either buses 100 or 300, which both connect to the airport and head to the city centre. Though this is more affordable, it may be confusing to non-local travellers. Also, be sure to check to see if your hotel provides free airport shuttle service.
To get from Edmonton airport to Edmonton city centre, you can take a taxi for a flat rate of about £34, or a limousine for a flat rate of about £41, should the mood strike. Rideshare programmes like Uber and TappCar are also available. For a more affordable option, the 747 local bus operates between the airport and Edmonton city centre for just about £3 one way. Skyshuttle transports you from the airport to your Edmonton hotel, although the price and duration vary.
What are some things to do in Alberta?
Alberta is filled with scenic and exciting attractions. West of Calgary, you’ll encounter the town of Banff and its stunning Banff National Park. Here, you can mountain vistas, ski adventures, lakeside picnics, and glimpses of wildlife in their natural environment. Near the border of Montana, The Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park is home to the historic Prince of Wales Hotel and beautiful views of the Rockies. And of course, urban havens are found in the eclectic cities of Calgary and Edmonton.
Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Alberta?
British citizens do need a valid passport when travelling to Alberta, Canada, although you will not typically need a visa for short-term visits. You will need an Electronic Travel Authorisation (eTA) when travelling by air to Canada.